Turkish army announces encirclement of Syria's Afrin city

Turkish troops encircled the Kurdish-held town of Afrin in northwestern Syria on Monday. The Turkish foreign minister says Turkey and the United States have reached an agreement on a plan to jointly station Turkish and USA forces in the Sy... More..

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Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats: foreign ministry

Twenty three British diplomats have been declared personae non gratae and will be expelled within a week, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Russian Federation did not respond to Ther...More..

United Kingdom using nerve agent row to distract from Brexit: Moscow
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

United Kingdom using nerve agent row to distract from Brexit: Moscow

The leaders of the U.S., Germany and France said all evidence points to Russian Federation being responsible for the poisoning of two people in England and called for an urgent explanation from Vladimir Putin'...More..

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning crisis
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats in spy poisoning crisis

Britain's ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, was summoned to Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday and was handed Russia's response to the UK's sanctions. The tensions threaten to overshadow Putin's expected...More..

Shriya Saran ties the knot with Andrei Koscheev in Mumbai
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Shriya Saran ties the knot with Andrei Koscheev in Mumbai

Shriya is not the first actress to have a secret wedding. As per a report by Mid-Day, their wedding was performed as per Hindu rituals. Pokkiri Raja and Casanova were her Malayalam films. Congratulations to ...More..

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss engagement with North
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss engagement with North

However White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on the following day that Trump's meeting with Kim would take place only after Pyongyang took concrete steps to roll back its nuclear program. It added...More..

Accusation of Putin role in poisoning is shocking
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Accusation of Putin role in poisoning is shocking

May made the announcement during Wednesday's Prime Minister's Questions, following the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury last week. Russia's retaliation comes ...More..

Manipur ISC: Modi mantra R&D means 'Research for the Development'
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Manipur ISC: Modi mantra R&D means 'Research for the Development'

PM Modi paid tribute to Stephen Hawking at the 105th Indian Science Congress and said, "He was a friend of India and will be remembered as one of world's greatest motivators". The government has set a targe...More..

Pedro Rodriguez sends message to Chelsea FC fans after FC Barcelona loss
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Pedro Rodriguez sends message to Chelsea FC fans after FC Barcelona loss

Pedro Rodriguez has taken to social media to reveal his disappointment at Chelsea FC's Champions League defeat at the hands of FC Barcelona on Wednesday night. With a semi-final spot at Wembley up for gra...More..

Nerve agent row: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats amid increasing tensions
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Nerve agent row: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats amid increasing tensions

Photo The British ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, leaving the Foreign Ministry in Moscow on Saturday. It warned London it stood ready to take further measures in the event of more "unfriendly steps". ...More..

Egyptians overseas cast their votes, process monitored in Cairo
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Egyptians overseas cast their votes, process monitored in Cairo

According to Egypt's official electoral commission, 139 polling stations have been set up at Egyptian diplomatic missions in 124 countries. In 2017 the government estimated the number of Egyptians living over...More..

Walmart cheated on e-commerce results amid Amazon pressure, says Whistleblower
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Walmart cheated on e-commerce results amid Amazon pressure, says Whistleblower

In a time of Amazon wiping out old-generation retailers and moving everything online, Walmart has positioned itself as the only big-box retailer with the body mass to maintain a meaningful position among brick-...More..

by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats as fallout over nerve agent attack grows

Photo The British ambassador to Russia , Laurie Bristow, leaving the Foreign Ministry in Moscow on Saturday. The move marks the latest development in the diplomatic spat over the poisoning of former Russian ...More..

Tillerson vs. Pompeo: What Trump's Cabinet shakeup might mean
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Tillerson vs. Pompeo: What Trump's Cabinet shakeup might mean

She is hopeful that Rex Tillerson's exit marks the end of a challenging period for the department's rank and file. Trump always saw Obama's nuclear deal with Tehran as a major U.S. "You think about the pr...More..

Attack on former Russian spy: A ideal attack?
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Attack on former Russian spy: A ideal attack?

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal , 66, and his daughter Yulia Skripal, 33, remain critically ill in hospital, after they were found unconscious on a bench in the Wiltshire city on 4 March. "To rush way ahead of t...More..

Malaysian 'snake-handling celebrity' dies of cobra bite
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Malaysian 'snake-handling celebrity' dies of cobra bite

Hussin, who the BBC says kept four snakes at home, had become both a local and worldwide celebrity for his snake-handling acumen, which he used to train fellow firefighters so that they could respond to cal...More..

Russian foreign ministry summons British envoy over spy poisoning standoff
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Russian foreign ministry summons British envoy over spy poisoning standoff

Russia is expected to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to kick out 23 Russians, as relations between the two countries crash to a post-Cold War low over an att...More..

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

The ex-spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia remain in a critical condition after the March 4 attack in the English city of Salisbury. Russian Federation has demanded that Britain share samples collec...More..

Xi Jinping re-elected as China's President after removal of term limit
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Xi Jinping re-elected as China's President after removal of term limit

Wang, however got 2,969, one vote less in the carefully choreographed poll. The congress, China's annual legislative session, is known for rubber-stamping the leadership's proposals. Xi's close ally Wang Qish...More..

China Isn't Happy Trump Signed The Taiwan Travel Act
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

China Isn't Happy Trump Signed The Taiwan Travel Act

Trump's move comes against a backdrop of what the U.S. sees as China's unfair trade practices and its expanding military build-up. Lawmakers in Taiwan have said in the days since the U.S. But China doesn't co...More..

NCAA Tournament Seton Hall Pirates vs NC State Wolfpack Start Time, Odds
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

NCAA Tournament Seton Hall Pirates vs NC State Wolfpack Start Time, Odds

Bench scoring was controlled by North Carolina State with 30 points off the bench compared to Seton Hall's 15 points. The Pirates are hoping that senior guard Khadeen Carrington puts up a fantastic perfor...More..

South Korea aims for high-level talks with North Korea
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

South Korea aims for high-level talks with North Korea

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrived in the Swedish capital on Thursday for talks with Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom. After months of tension and warmongering over Pyongyang's nuclear prog...More..

Results of bypoll can't be extrapolated to 2019 general election
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Results of bypoll can't be extrapolated to 2019 general election

This happened not by itself, but as a conscious strategy. Ram Gopal Yadav said that the results of the by-polls have given a new direction to the state and national politics. For instance, the BJP did try...More..

Facebook suspends Trump-connected data analytics firm
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Facebook suspends Trump-connected data analytics firm

While the exact nature of their role remains somewhat mysterious, Facebook's disclosure suggests that the company improperly obtained user data that could have given it an unfair advantage in reaching vot...More..

North Korea's foreign minister visits Sweden amid talks of Kim-Trump summit
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

North Korea's foreign minister visits Sweden amid talks of Kim-Trump summit

The visit comes as South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha arrived in Washington. Trump has agreed to meet Kim by May. Sweden is happy to help resolve tensions on the Korean peninsula, but it is up to ...More..

Statoil to change name
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Statoil to change name

Statoil is one of the leading producers of oil and gas in the world, drawing on reserves from the North Sea to the USA waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The new name will be proposed to shareholders at the compan...More..

Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, dies at age 37
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Adrian Lamo, hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, dies at age 37

Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned Chelsea Manning in to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, died on Friday, according to Facebook posts from his family. Lamo told The Guardian in 2011 that he turning ...More..

Deputy never entered building during Parkland shooting, video shows
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Deputy never entered building during Parkland shooting, video shows

Several media organizations sued the BSO and Broward County Public Schools for the release of the video recordings from the exterior of the Parkland school. But that shouldn't have made any difference in his re...More..

In Response to Recent Deaths, FAA Halts
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

In Response to Recent Deaths, FAA Halts "Doors-Off" Helicopter Flights Nationwide

On March 11, tragedy struck, when a sightseeing and photographic tours helicopter crashed in New York's East River, killing all five passengers, with only the pilot escaping. Meanwhile, the NTSB continued its...More..

Slovak premier's resignation fails to quell protests over graft
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Slovak premier's resignation fails to quell protests over graft

In his last story, published after he was slain with his fiancee in an execution-style hit, the journalist Jan Kuciak reported on links of Fico associates to Italian companies allegedly stealing European Unio...More..

Texas A&M WBB: Aggies defeat Drake in NCAA Tournament first round
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Texas A&M WBB: Aggies defeat Drake in NCAA Tournament first round

Texas A&M shot 50.0 percent from the floor, but struggled to seal the win after going just 15 of 26 from the free-throw line. Texas A&M did not score until six minutes and 33 seconds into the game, as the Aggie...More..

Students, Teachers Protest As JNU Replaces Seven Chairpersons, Deans
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Students, Teachers Protest As JNU Replaces Seven Chairpersons, Deans

The statement further reads, "He pressurizes the students of his laboratory to attend all the ABVP/RSS talks, even if they are working in the laboratory". "We will discuss it thoroughly and can then only take a...More..

Expelled Russian diplomats will leave Britain on March 20
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Expelled Russian diplomats will leave Britain on March 20

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated Moscow's line that there was no "clear evidence" for any Russian involvement in the attack, RIA reported. "It threatens the security of us all", the statement sai...More..

South Korea says Japan's Abe expressed wish for talks with North Korea
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

South Korea says Japan's Abe expressed wish for talks with North Korea

The North Korean diplomat arrived in Sweden on Thursday and held discussions with both Wallstrom and the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973 a...More..

Admiral: Kim Would 'Do a Victory Dance' If Trump Pulled Troops
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Admiral: Kim Would 'Do a Victory Dance' If Trump Pulled Troops

But Harris, appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, said, "I believe he (Kim) would do a victory dance" if the US withdrew its troops from South Korea . "They thought it would take a little time"...More..